from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The typical genus of the family Polynemidæ, with the lower pectoral rays separated as numerous long slender filaments (whence the name). P. plebeius is a very common Indian species.
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(polynemus); ikan lidah, a kind of sole; tingeri, resembles the mackerel; gagu, catfish; summa, a river fish, resembling the salmon; ringkis, resembles the trout, and is noted for the size of its roe; ikan tambarah,
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